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The spring home-buying season could use more homes

Mar 20, 2017
Builders are building, but too may owners are staying put.

In England, fewer people own their homes

Mar 3, 2017
The British government released the latest English Housing Survey this week. It found that home ownership in England has fallen to its lowest level in 30 years. It also noted that almost half of all the people in England age 25 to 34 currently rent their home from an individual private landlord.  Click the above […]

Half of all U.S. renters are over 40

Dec 11, 2015
Hit hard by the housing crisis, middle aged households are increasingly renting.

U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage an 'outlier'

Oct 14, 2015
In other developed economies, the stable, fixed-rate mortgage is nowhere to be found.

Home foreclosures down, bank repos up

Sep 17, 2015
Banks are clearing out 'bottom-of-the-barrel homes.'

When foreclosure cases drag on for years

Mar 30, 2015
Homeowners may find themselves living mortgage-free for life

Homeownership rate dips to lowest level in 20 years

Jan 30, 2015
A drop in homeownership might — or might not — be a key economic indicator.

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Immigrants closing gap on homeownership

Aug 28, 2014
Immigrants fared better on homeownership than the native-born in the recession.

Homeowners brace for another foreclosure wave

Jul 2, 2014
Interest rates cut in the housing crisis will start to rise again this year.

Mobility remains a challenge for struggling home owners

Feb 28, 2014
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